Outline of Courses

Organization and Faculty Members

The UGSAS is organized on the bases of the three Master’s Courses of Tottori, Shimane and Yamaguchi Universities, the Research Facilities of each University and Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University. The School is operated in close alliance and cooperation with the Master’s Courses of the three universities, but it is an independent three-year Doctoral Course separated from the Master’s Courses.

 

Research Division and Faculty Members

The UGSAS consists of four Doctoral Courses: Bioproduction and Bioenvironmental Sciences, Bioresource and Life Sciences and Global Dryland Science.

(As of April 1, 2018)

Course
Division
Number of Faculty Members
Professors
Associate Professors
Junior Associate Professors
Assistant Professors
Total
Bioproduction and Bioenvironmental Sciences Agricultural Production Science

15(2)

10

2

0

27(2)

Managerial Economics

7

5

1

0

13

Forest and Watershed Environmental Sciences

7

8

1

1

17

Environmental Bioscience

10

5

1

3

19

Bioresource and Life Sciences Fungus and Mushroom Sciences

5

2

0

0

7

Bioscience and Biotechnology

15(1)

9

0

4

28(1)

Applied Bioresource Chemistry

12

7

1

1

21

Global Dryland Science Global Dryland Science

14

13

0

3

30

Total

85(3)

59

6

12

162(3)

Note 1. Number of Facluty Members means Professors, Associate Professors, Junior Associate Professors and Assistant Professors who are qualified as major supervisors or associate supervisors of the UGSAS.
2. Numbers of invited Professors and Associate Professors in cooperation with JIRCAS (Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences) are indicated in parenthesis.

 

Fundamental Organization of the UGSAS

  • The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Tottori University
    • Graduate School of Sustainability Science, Tottori University (Master's Course)
      • Agricultural Science

      • Dryland Science
      • Field Science Center
      • Fungus / Mushroom Resource and Research Center
      • Arid Land Research Center
    • Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Shimane University (Master's Course)
      • Biological Science and Technology
      • Agriculture and Forest Science
      • Environmental Science and Technology
      • Education and Research Center for Biological Resources
    • Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation,
    • Yamaguchi University (Master's Course)
      Agricultural Sciences

      • Experimental Farm
    • Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Science, JIRCAS(Cooperation)

Graduate School of Sustainability Science , Tottori University

Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Shimane University

Graduate School of Sciences and Technology for Innovation, Yamaguchi University